Here are a few lesser known facts about Nagarjuna, the King of Tollywood 

Published: 29th August 2017 05:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th August 2017 07:54 PM  

Turning 57 years was not a smooth path for the versatile Akkineni Nagarjuna who has acted in more than 90 films as a lead actor. Here are some facts about the veteran actor. (Photo | File PTI)
Nagarjuna has bagged nine state Nandi awards, three Filmfare Awards South and one National Film Award-Special Mention. He has also made 13 appearance in Bollywood movies.
The Tollywood actor's equation with his sons seems to be different. With his eldest son Naga Chaitanya, he is like a friend while with his youngest son Akhil Akkiineni, he is more like a father. (Photo | File PTI)
Nagarjuna is obsessed with cars. (Photo | Youtube screengrab)
Heard of Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu? Well, it is the Telugu version of Amitabh Bachchan's Kaun Banega Crorepati that was hosted by Nagarjuna. (Photo | File PTI)
Nagarjuna is also one of the co-owners of the Indian Super Legue team Kerala Blasters. (Photo | File PTI)
Nagarjuna and his wife Amala co-founded Blue Cross of Hyderabad in 1993, an NGO that works for the welfare of animals. The NGO houses over 650 animals of different species in a two-acre land. (Photo | File PTI)
Apart from Tabu, the 57-year-old actor's rumoured to have a rather close bonding with young actresses like Anushka, Charmee and Poonam Kaur, which the actor calls as friendship and nothing beyond. (Photo | File PTI)
Despite being the King of Tollywood, Nagarjuna hasn't done any outstanding period film, where he has played a dashing warrior prince. (Photo | File PTI)
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